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Eli Lilly released its annual report containing updates on progress and new initiatives in corporate responsibility.
Eli Lilly released its annual report containing updates on progress and new initiatives in corporate responsibility. The Corporate Responsibility Report contains updates on longstanding programs, as well as data for 2011. The report also serves as the company's annual Communication on Progress to the United Nations Global Compact (UNGC). As a signatory of the UNGC, Lilly shares its progress annually on 10 principles related to human rights, labor, the environment, and anticorruption.
Included in the report are highlights indicating that Lilly:
"Increasingly, we are integrating the concept of 'shared value' into the way we operate," said John C. Lechleiter, PhD, Lilly chairman, president and chief executive officer in a company press release. "Using our business expertise to help address pressing social needs opens up new opportunities for us to provide solutions to health challenges the world over. We believe this approach will help to create enduring value for society and for Lilly."